India - Public spending on education

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education) in India was 26.76 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 37.56 in 2000, while its lowest value was 25.21 in 2010.

Definition: Expenditure on primary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1999 30.05
2000 37.56
2003 36.08
2004 36.38
2005 35.59
2006 35.38
2009 26.68
2010 25.21
2011 26.72
2012 26.76

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in India was 38.22 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 42.89 in 2005, while its lowest value was 34.92 in 2009.

Definition: Expenditure on secondary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1999 37.80
2000 40.09
2003 41.67
2004 41.62
2005 42.89
2006 42.50
2009 34.92
2010 36.99
2011 38.02
2012 38.22

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in India was 33.19 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 36.45 in 2009, while its lowest value was 17.54 in 1999.

Definition: Expenditure on tertiary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1999 17.54
2000 20.30
2003 20.09
2004 20.01
2005 19.55
2006 20.28
2009 36.45
2010 36.08
2011 33.42
2012 33.19

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in India was 12.95 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 16.36 in 2000, while its lowest value was 10.09 in 2009.

Definition: General government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers) is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on all sectors (including health, education, social services, etc.). It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1997 11.10
1998 12.96
1999 16.32
2000 16.36
2003 11.52
2004 10.84
2005 10.73
2006 10.42
2009 10.09
2010 10.50
2011 12.86
2012 12.95

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in India was 3.79 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 4.34 in 1999, while its lowest value was 2.83 in 1997.

Definition: General government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers) is expressed as a percentage of GDP. It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1997 2.83
1998 3.51
1999 4.34
2000 4.25
2003 3.55
2004 3.29
2005 3.13
2006 3.09
2009 3.21
2010 3.32
2011 3.85
2012 3.79

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs